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Tag: 2015-22

September 21, 2015

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has launched a petition to increase New Zealand’s refugee quota from 750 to 1500 over five years along with Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson and Carterton Mayor John Booth. Booth told the Wairarapa Chronicle “I think what has been requested is a feasible approach and a balanced way of doing it” and […]

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

At its peak, the Kowloon Walled City was home to 33,000 people in just two hectares of land—a hastily put together conglomerate of tiny apartments, one of top of the other, caged balconies slapped onto the sides and connected through a labyrinth of damp, dark corridors.

September 20, 2015

Voting for the 2016 VUWSA Executive and Student Media Committee is open online from9am Tuesday 22 September to 5pm Thursday 24 September. There will also be polling booths on campus at the following times: Kelburn: Tuesday 22 September, 10am-2pm, The Hub Pipitea: Wednesday 23 September, 10am-2pm, Ground Floor Rutherford House Te Aro: Thursday 24 September, 12pm-2pm, Student […]

September 20, 2015

Auckland University recently held its annual “Women in Science” forum, somewhat ironically sponsored by L’Oreal, on their campus, with presentations from leading female scientists from across the world. 150 girls from 15 Auckland schools attended a special event targeted at cultivating a love of science in young women today. It aimed to counteract perceived stereotypes […]

September 20, 2015

On 4 February, 1993, the US government announced its support for the “Clipper Chip”.

September 20, 2015

Where the hell are our flying cars?

September 20, 2015

Your two candidates for VUWSA President this year are Liam Gallagher (no, not that one), and Jono Gee. To try and win you over, they came to the Salient office to talk about stuff. The conversation began with some awkward chat about socks—Jono had some snazzy Barkers numbers on, and revealed that “I choose my […]

September 20, 2015

Cost: Friendship is free Alcohol Volume: 4.8% (1.3 standard drinks) Pairing: Red Peak Verdict: ★★ “I like it as much as I like Jeremy Corbyn. In theory, but not in practice.” In an unusual turn of events, we actually conducted this review while at a party attended by real people, instead of drinking on a […]

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